1. A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory or harassing inroad; a raid.
The Scythian, whose incursions wild
Have wasted Sogdiana. --Milton.
The incursions of the Goths disordered the affairs of the Roman Empire. --Arbuthnot.
2. Attack; occurrence. [Obs.]
Sins of daily incursion. --South.
Syn: -- Invasion; inroad; raid; foray; sally; attack; onset; irruption. See Invasion.
n 1: the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large
numbers); "the incursion of television into the American
2: an attack that penetrates into enemy territory [syn: penetration]
3: the mistake of incurring liability or blame